Jim Aughney

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Runners during the 2019 Dublin Marathon. Photo: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Of all the challenges around organising a big city marathon - and there are many - one thing remains a constant: the distance of 26.2 miles, 42.1km, o(...)

There was an expectation of a more limited 2021 Dublin Marathon entry to get the go ahead. File photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

For the second year running organisers of the Dublin Marathon have been forced to cancel the event outright given the still “many unknowns” around out(...)

Runners makes their way up Crumlin Road during the 2019 KBC Dublin Marathon. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

D-Day – and with exactly four months still to go, organisers of the KBC Dublin Marathon are now set to announce details of what exact shape and form t(...)

Irish International athlete Seán Hehir at the launch of the 2021 KBC Virtual Dublin Marathon and Race Series. Photograph:  Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

Two-time national marathon champion Seán Hehir has urged Athletics Ireland to present a roadmap for a return to competition this summer, suggesting th(...)

Runners makes their way up Crumlin Road during the 2019 Dublin Marathon. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

With several more big-city marathons already declaring revised race plans from this spring to this coming autumn, organisers of the Dublin Marathon ar(...)

Two joggers run along the quays in Dublin city centre. Photo: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Distance runners moving at any reasonable pace present no significant risk of spreading Covid-19. The problem, according to Prof Kingston Mills, is, s(...)

Last year’s race saw a record number of 22,500 runners. Photo: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Race on, off or otherwise, the 2020 Dublin Marathon will this week be reviewing its starting orders. It may be time, race director Jim Aughney has adm(...)

The 2019 Dublin Marathon was limited to 22,500 participants. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Such is the ever pressing interest for race entries into the KBC Dublin Marathon that the event organisers have further increased the entry limit to 2(...)

What had so far separated the Dublin Marathon from most of its other big city rivals was its guaranteed race entry. Photograph: Inpho

Of all the guarantees which come with running any big city marathon - the agony, the ecstasy, the fear of never being able to walk straight again - ac(...)

Stephen Scullion celebrates his second place finish in the Dublin Marathon. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

He ran and won but he couldn’t hide - Othmane El Gourmi from Morocco the first man home in the 2019 Dublin Marathon, just nine months after returning (...)

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